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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Where is it from?
- A Place & Date Used Beechworth, Australia
Washboard - Metal & Wood, circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 923127
- Washboard used for laundry at mental health hospital Mayday Hills, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
- Small pine washboard with corrugated galvanised iron scrubbing surface. Wash- board is well-worn; traces of soap still on scrubbing surface. Top board has split; nails are rusty.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mayday Hills Mental Hospital, 1992
|Dimensions:||56.6 cm (Height), 30.3 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, mental health, mental health institutions, j|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Bathing & hygiene within Victorian Mental Health Institutions|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Place & Date Used:||Mayday Hills Mental Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920|